[CentOS] where to find wifi driver

Tue May 14 16:20:42 UTC 2019
Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>

On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 05:16:59PM +0100, Phil Perry wrote:
> I'm generally not willing to package these Realtek sources for Enterprise
> Linux as the code is often heavily dependant upon kernel versioning with
> lots of conditionals. This approach simply does not work on RHEL (or
> CentOS), where for example el7 uses a nominal 3.10.0 kernel but has a wifi
> stack that is backported from linux-4.14. For these Realtek drivers to be
> properly supported on RHEL (and CentOS), Realtek need to perform RHEL
> versioning checks (RHEL_MAJOR and RHEL_MINOR) in addition to their kernel
> versioning checks.
> My advice - if Realtek isn't prepared to support the device on RHEL (or
> CentOS), purchase an adapter that is natively supported.

Yeah, sorry, I wasn't volunteering you to support this, but rather
suggesting to the original poster that they might have better luck
building it against an elrepo kernel than a CentOS kernel.

I appreciate all the time and effort ELrepo puts into providing

Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>